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Arizona Women Lead USC

Nov 11, 2000

LOS ANGELES - The No. 1 - Arizona Wildcats have a lead 115-89 over USC at a dual meet at USC's McDonald's Swim Stadium, and will wrap up the meet tomorrow with three meter diving. Arizona will then travel to UCLA to compete against the No. 11 women's swimming and diving team. The No. 4 ranked Arizona men will participate in the Southern California Invite tomorrow and will face No. 6 USC.

The Arizona women's 400 medley relay team and the 400 free relay team both placed first at today's event. The 400 medley relay team was made up of sophomore Beth Botsford, freshman Jessica Wagner, and juniors Erin Vogt and Jenny Vanker. The 400 free relay squad was compiled of freshman Kristen Brennan, senior Lindsey Farella and juniors Amy Bouta and Sarah Tolar. The 400 medley relay was won in a time of 3:42.70, while the 400 free relay was captured in a time of 3:26.12.

Sarah Tolar took first place for the Wildccat women in the 200 free (1:49.45) and the 500 free (4:50.12). In addition to Tolar, Vanker, Vogt and Botsford also captured individual races. Vanker placed first in the 50 free with a time of 23.93, Vogt won the 200 fly in a time of 2:01.02 and Botsford won the 200 back in a time of 1:58.48.

USC sophomore Michala Kwasny took first in the 200-yard IM (2:01.03) and also won the 200y breaststroke (2:16.70), posting NCAA consideration times in both. Junior Kristen MacGregor won the 100y freestyle in 51.48 and sophomore Asa Sandlund took the 1000y freestyle in 9:56.28.

USC junior Kellie Brennan won the 1-meter springboard with 281.55 points. followed by Arizona senior Adrian David who placed second, scoring 264.60 points, while fellow senior Lindsay Berryman placed third with a total of 258.60 points.